Treasure Island

Junepaulette GasrelTibbetts

(13 June 1959 / Queens, New York)

Forget me so...


Forgotten flower...
In fields it grows.
Taken root long ago.
Underfoot-crushed and broken.
By the blows of life-
command.
Forgotten flower
stands alone...
Love so,
Couldn't keep you whole...
No tear could water
the hardened ground.
No summer sunlight-
No full moon night...
Forgotten flower...
Forget me not-
As time goes by...
Forget me -so-
You can
again smile...

Submitted: Wednesday, September 10, 2008

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